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Welcome to the Fire Engineering Fire Dynamics topic center, the industry's most trusted resource for information on fire behavior, dynamic fire events, and the latest fire-related research. Recognizing these events is critical to successful firefighting operations and here firefighters will find what they need to know regarding best practices, personal protective equipment, and the latest science and technology to survive these forces on the fireground.

Knoxville (TN) Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire

April 13, 2015

Firefighters with the Knoxville (TN) Fire Department extinguished a fire Saturday night at a 4,500-square-foot warehouse filled with vintage cars and collectible coin-operated machines.

Drill: Roof Report

April 10, 2015

Prince George’s County (MD) Fire Department Captain Donald Fletcher Jr. offers this Traditions Training drill that requires companies to go out to structures in their first due, ladder the roof, and practice giving what their statement would be.

WPI Researchers Create the First National Database on Fire Attack Hose Burn-Throughs

April 8, 2015

As part of a larger research effort focused on the design and development of a next-generation fire attack hose, a team of faculty members and students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has launched a fire department survey and associated online database to gather and document information on actual hose burn-through incidents nationwide.

Firefighters Respond to Skokie (IL) Working Fire

April 7, 2015

Last week, firefighters responded to a working fire at a residence in Skokie, Illinois, and fire photographer Steve Redick shared photos and video from the scene.

What Would You Do? Apartment Building Fire

April 6, 2015

This fire occurs in an apartment building immediately after a thunder storm moves through the area. Check out a new firefighter training scenario presented by Skip Coleman.

Deadly Los Angeles Hotel Fire Investigated as Suspicious

April 2, 2015

The cause of a hotel fire that killed one person and injured 15 others, including some who jumped from a second story to escape, is considered suspicious.

Four-Alarm Fire Causes One Million in Damages to Oregon High School

April 1, 2015

A four-alarm fire destroyed one building at South Albany High School in a fire that erupted around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Fire Dynamics: There Is No Such Thing as Extreme Fire Behavior

March 31, 2015

Considering the fire from a "fire point of view." Stefan Svensson

Hazmat: Initial Actions and Chemical Assessment

March 31, 2015

How do you translate stats on how the hazardous material will behave into strategy and tactics? Kristina Kreutzer

Firefighters Battle Working South Hanover Township (PA) House Fire

March 31, 2015

On March 29, 2015, at 1812 hours, Dauphin County (PA) Box 47-8 sent companies to Pleasantview Road in South Hanover Township for a house.

FE Talk Archive: SLICERS and DICERS

Bobby Halton talks with Eddie Buchanan and Ray McCormack.

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